Monuments of Kerala

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Monuments in Kerala

Kerala is the most prevalent in the architectural style of the traditional historical and cultural monuments Nalukkettu or Ettukettu (out of the opening in the center of the courtyard and verandah with a four-or eight-sided structures) is. Low sloping roofs and brick walls have been designed to match the structure of the Earth’s atmospheric conditions and. Common areas such as the port close to Fort Kochi in Kerala, European, Chinese, Jewish and Arabic styles show a unique mixture.

Monuments of KeralaChinese Fishing Nets / Vasco da Gama Square
The huge cantilevered fishing nets are the legacy of the Malabar Coast, is a first visitors. Traders from the court of Kublai Khan, between 1350 and 1450 AD was founded in Fort Kochi, the nets are constructed teak wood and bamboo poles. Nets being lowered into the sea to catch the best place to see and be brought to the Vasco da Gama Square, a narrow promenade that runs along the beach there. Square, with stalls serving fresh delicious seafood and tender coconut, is an ideal place to have.

Jewish synagogue
In Fort Cochin, a famous Jewish synagogue, built in 1568 stands there, and preserved until today. Jewish population of Israel has fallen dramatically with the establishment of the Jewish State, Kerala, Cochin and other parts of the country, leaving many of the Jewish settlers to Israel. There are only 17 Jews left, and the number of males that does not come up to the required number for the Priest, the community is without. Jewish synagogue will probably be taken over by a trust, and because the history of Cochin (Kochi), it’s of historical significance, as well as the dock.

Bangla bastion
Potuguese back to the Indo-European style, built in 1667 AD, Ernakulam Bungalow in the tower of the old Dutch fort Stromberg in place on the site of the tower to get his name. Blended beautifully into the circular structure of the building of the tower, a wooden roof and a brick on the first floor of the verandah in front of the part of the general, as well as is. It is a network of secret tunnels runs under the said bungalow, though, none have been identified until now. Today, the bungalow sub-collector’s official residence.

Architectural Monuments

Bolghatty Palace
A beautiful island near the city of Ernakulam, Bolghatty 1744 AD is known in the Dutch Palace, built Bolghatty. The building was once the residence of a governor’s palace, the Dutch and later the British governor and now that has been converted into a hotel. The two-story palace and well-decorated bedchambers and historical images are displayed in a large chair. Ernakulam ferry ride from the mainland, the island is a pleasant experience. The boot has a golf course.

Koder House
Koder House, Samuel built a magnificent building. Cochin Electric Company in 1808 AD S. Koder from the Indo-European migration is an example of the change in the Supreme Court. Features such as the veranda at the entrance to the seats, floor tiles set in a chess board pattern, facade, carved wooden furniture and a wooden bridge across the street as a separate structure connected to the red brick Bungalow in this specialty.

Pierce Leslie Bungalow
The building was once a charming Pierce Leslie & Co., the famous coffee traders in the office. 1862 AD, was founded in this building, Fort Cochin, a representative of the Colonial Bungalow, Portuguese, Dutch and local influences. The bungalow features of the floor, arch doorways, carved wooden doors and roof tiles are irregular rooms. There are an additional attraction to the house of excellent water front verandas.

Vasco da Gama home
Vasco da Gama, is expected to be the residence, the Fort Cochin is one of the oldest Portuguese residences. Was built in the early 16th century, Vasco House Balcony cum Verandas paned windows and a feature common European glass sports.

Bishop’s House
Portuguese governor’s residence, built in 1506, the Bishop’s House in Ernakulam near the Parade Ground is on a small hill. The entrance of the house has a large Gothic arches and circular garden path winding up to the main entrance, there is. Building roof, Jose Gomes Ferreira, India, in addition to the Diocese of Cochin whose jurisdiction extended to Burma, Malaya and Ceylon gained by 27 bishops.

Chittoor Gurumadam
Located near the Thekkegramam Chittoor in Palakkad district Arikkode Gurumadam, Sokanasini on the banks of the river, Chittoor Gurumadam Thunchath Ezhuthachan, ‘Adhyatma Ramayana’ is a living memorial to the author. It is believed that in his last days of the poet-saint. A ‘srichakra’, he used to worship idols, such as a stylus, wooden slippers and a few old manuscripts are exhibited here.

Gundert cottage
Gundert cottage Nettur the suburbs Thalaserry. For all the hot 爱马拉雅拉姆 Languages, which is a place of historical significance. First, the German Basel Mission, who compiled the first Malayalam English dictionary scholar Dr. Herman Gundert’s (1814-1893), it is said, distinguished German priest and lexicographer from 1839 20 years living in the cottage. Sir, is the publisher Gundert Malayalam one of the oldest newspapers, “Paschimodayam ‘, Malayalam grammar is also the author of several books.

Idukki dam
Idukki dam is the world’s second and Asia’s first arch dam, constructed across Kuravan and Kurathi hills. 550 feet high and 650 feet wide, the dam lies close to Cheruthoni barrage. To its west is the Kulamavu Dam. Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is located nearby. Refuge across 77 square kilometers, altitude 450-748 meters. Three dams, namely Cheruthoni, Idukki Kulamavu, expanded to 33 square kilometers, formed in the Idukki reservoir.